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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2001-1446

Original release date: 09/11/2001
Last revised: 09/10/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Find-By-Content in Mac OS X 10.0 through 10.0.4 creates world-readable index files named .FBCIndex in every directory, which allows remote attackers to learn the contents of files in web accessible directories.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Solution

It is reported that this issue is addressed in the Apple Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server release versions 10.2 and above. This is not confirmed.

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External Source: BID
Name: 3325
External Source: XF
Name: macos-apache-directory-disclosure(7103)
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#177243
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20010910 Re: More security problems in Apache on Mac OS X

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